Amans Paradise Hotels
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... bar, and my body instantly convulses and almost throws up. I think how weird that was, calm myself down and try again, and the same thing happens. Davis tells me that's not unexpected, and not to worry if I feel okay otherwise. Wow, I guess it's water only for this climb!
And we keep going up. And up. And up. And it's still total darkness. And I just push and push and push, and try to think only of good things.
All of a sudden, Davis tells me to look ahead. ...
... morning. Though this is mostly possible because I have an amazing team of 9 people taking care of everything else! Tonight is supposed to be below freezing. I'm curious how my sleeping quilt and mattress will hold up to this. Then tomorrow it's off to the Lava wall and Barranco camp! Interestingly, the next camp is about the same altitude, but the Lava Wall is a climb as high as today but over twice the distance, so it should be less ...
I'm nervous! I slept on and off all night, and at some point started freaking out about not getting a yellow fever vaccine (when I got up and got to wifi it turns out the CDC recommends against it in my case). I also was worried about my packing and wanted to go through it all again, and try to stuff my sleeping bag in the porter bag so it was one less thing for me to carry (which I did when I finally got up).
Still debating using Diamox. I took two ...
... trying to squeeze in all those final errands and jobs I wanted to do before leaving. I spent one afternoon visiting a lady called Fatuma and her family in New Land village with Eva (the girl from our house) to hear about living with HIV. Another afternoon was spent souvenir shopping, and another uniform shopping for three kids just starting school. I went to have dinner with a lady called Amina and her family one evening, since I wanted to give her some money for ...
... some help from Benjee) and catching up on sleep, I had a really great introduction to proper, rural Tanzania on Monday, when I joined a lady from a health clinic on her working day to the small villages around Moshi. The villages are in a huge sugar plantation, built and owned by a Dutch company to house their workers. We were out there to interview for rural healthcare workers, so I got to meet a number of lovely women and see inside ...